BAR EVENTS & ACTIVITIES
As a service to our members, diversity bar associations, and other legal-affiliated organizations, the CWBA posts other community and law-related events.
To request your event be posted on our website, please send the pertinent information including event date, time, place, registration details and costs to the CWBA at firstname.lastname@example.org. The list of CWBA events may be found on our Events Calendar.
September 25, 2023 - Reception Honoring Fay Matsukage
Join APABA-CO, the CWBA Foundation and DU Sturm College of Law for a happy hour reception to honor Fay Matsukage's recognition of the CBA's Award of Merit. Register here. We encourage you to also attend tthe CBA's Bar Fellows Annual Dinner on September 30th where Fay will receive her award.
September 27, 2023 - Colorado Lawyers Committee Annual Awards Luncheon
The upcoming annual Colorado Lawyers Committee Awards Luncheon is SOLD OUT!
September 27, 2023 - CHBA Movie Screening of Flamin' Hot
Sie FilmCenter - Denver
Cocktails and hors d’oeuvres begin at 5:30 pm (drink tickets and cash bar); movie begins at 6:30.
Flamin’ Hot is the story of Richard Montañez, the Frito Lay janitor who channeled his Mexican American heritage and upbringing to turn Flamin’ Hot Cheetos into a snack that disrupted the food industry and became a global phenomenon.
September 30, 2023 - CBA Bar Fellows Dinner
Learn about this vital fellowship of attorneys, judges, law faculty, and legal professionals who have demonstrated exceptional commitment to the highest principles of the legal profession and the welfare of our community.Celebrate with colleagues and friends for the presentation of the Award of Merit to Fay Matsukage and the Gary McPherson Outstanding Young Lawyer of the Year Award to Jackson Laughlin. Honor the memories of Richard Holme and James Wade with our In-Memoriam Award presentations.
Join us in our Grantee Salon where you can meet many of our grant recipients face-to-face, and see the impact of your donations directly from the people you are helping to fund.
About the Colorado Bar Foundation
In 1953, the members of the Colorado Bar Association established the Colorado Bar Foundation for the purpose of promoting the advancement of jurisprudence and the administration of justice throughout Colorado. Each year, with the assistance of generous contributions from the foundation’s fellows and other sources, the Foundation provides grants to various organizations and programs who improve delivery of legal services, promote legal education to communities and schools, and/or improve the administration of justice. Since 1982 the Foundation has awarded more than $2.5 million in grants, including 42 grants totaling over $200,000 in 2022.
October 6, 2023 - CO LGBTQ Bar Association Annual Gala
Registration for both individual tickets and sponsorship is still open for The Colorado LGBTQ Bar Association's Annual Gala on October 6! They will be celebrating the 30th anniversary of the bar association - join the celebration. The deadline to sign up for this event is September 22.
More details and event registration here.
October 6, 2023 - Law School...Yes We Can! Wine Tasting Fundraiser
Sip, Swirl & Support with 'Law School... Yes We Can' - Wine Tasting 3rd Annual Fundraiser!
Law School... Yes We Can's mission is to increase diversity in the legal profession in Colorado and to develop tomorrow’s diverse leaders in their professional careers.
Your $65 ticket will include a 4-wine tasting, charcuterie and cheese and a $20 donation per guest. Blanchard Family Wines will also be offering a 20% giveback donation on all bottle sales that evening. Register here.
October 19, 2023 - Rocky Mountain Children's Law Center GalaThe Rocky Mountain Children’s Law Center advocates for children and youth who have experienced trauma or instability. We invite you to join us in a celebration of our work at our 2023 Night of Champions Gala on October 19th at Mile High Station in Denver. More information about tickets and sponsorship opportunities is available here
October 26, 2023 - Colorado Judicial Institute 21st Annual Judicial Excellence for Colorado Awards Dinner
Join the Colorado Judicial Institute in recognizing this year's Judicial Excellence Awardees and celebrating Colorado's judicial system at the 2023 Judicial Excellence for Colorado Gala Dinner.
Proceeds from the gala will benefit CJI and its Judicial Education Fund. Through this fund, CJI provides financial support—over $500,000 since 2003—for the continuing education of Colorado's judges and judicial staff.
Date: Thursday, October 26
Congratulations to the Colorado Judicial Institute’s 2023 Judicial Excellence Awards Honorees!
CJI will recognize our honorees for their exceptional work on the bench at the 21st Annual Judicial Excellence for Colorado Awards dinner on October 26 at the Hilton Denver City Center.